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Independence Day celebrated with reading of the Declaration

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Residents from Jefferson County came downtown to Metro Hall to hear the Democratic Party of Louisville read the Declaration of Independence.

Rep. John Yarmuth, Councilwoman Attica Scott and other city leaders took turns reading excerpts from the Declaration.

Yarmuth said it's been one of his favorite things to do while in office.

"It is a very, very moving experience to hear these words that actually founded our country read aloud," said Yarmuth, "and I've mentioned this to my colleagues they've all adopted it."

When they finished reading the Declaration, everyone joined in for the singing of the National Anthem.

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